Paul Roux, 1689

Name
Paul /Roux/
Given names
Paul
Surname
Roux
Birth November 16, 1689
Citation details: Vol 1, p16, #7, b3.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 23 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageElizabeth JoubertView this family
May 21, 1719 (aged 29 years)
Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2.
Citation details: Joubert, p149, b3.
Citation details: Vol 1, p16, #7, b3.
Marriage of a childJan JoubertMaria RouxView this family
about 1751 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2.
Citation details: Vol 1, p17, #27, b3[c8].
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 64 years)

Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 65 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a wifeElizabeth Joubert
about 1760 (aged 70 years)

Citation details: Vol 1, p16, #7, b3.
Baptism of a granddaughterElisabeth Margaretha Joubert
November 8, 1761 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2d5.
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #80, b5c2d5.
Birth of a granddaughterElisabeth Margaretha Joubert
about 1761 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #80, b5c2d5.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 86 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Marriage of a granddaughterPhilippus PoggenpoelElisabeth Margaretha JoubertView this family
December 19, 1779 (aged 90 years)
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2d5.
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #80, b5c2d5.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 91 years)

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 90 years)

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 94 years)

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 109 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 105 years)

Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in. The start of free trade was announced. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 107 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a granddaughterZacharias BlomerusElisabeth Margaretha JoubertView this family
March 8, 1807 (aged 117 years)
Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2d5.
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #80, b5c2d5.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 126 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Death
Citation details: Vol 1, p16, #7, b3.